ESTERO, Fla. – Jeremy Swanson scored at 1:39 of overtime to give the Florida Everblades a 4-3 preseason win over the Toledo Storm on Thursday night at Germain Arena.
The two teams meet again on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Germain Arena.
After Florida took a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by rookie Stefan Meyer at 2:02 and Swanson at 12:56, Toledo’s Ken Magowan scored a power-play goal at 16:06 to make it 2-1.
Toledo tied the game 2-2 at 8:38 of the second on a goal by Barrett Ehgoetz, but Florida took a 3-2 on a power-play goal by Ernie Hartlieb at 13:00. The Storm tied the game 3-3 on a power-play goal by Ehgoetz with 4:50 remaining in the second.